Facilities Project Manager

Overview

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Founded in 1988, Child Development Schools is headquartered in Austin, TX operating over 260 childcare centers in 11 states. Our three early childhood education brands are Childcare Network, Sunrise Preschools, and My Small Wonders. We proudly provide quality care and developmental education to over 30,000 children aged six weeks to twelve years.



We have an exciting opportunity for a Facilities Project Manager to join our growing company as we improve the use and integration of existing applications into the daily processes of employees and customers.

The Facilities Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the planning, design and implementation of projects across multiple work streams including existing buildings, new construction, retrofits and acquisitions. The role will be develop annual Capex budgets, identify and prioritize Capex needs and work closely with contractors, architects and engineers to manage Capex projects from start to finish, with responsibility for meeting completion timelines and budget goals.

This position will require a combination of remote work, on-site stakeholder meetings, progress assessments, contractor meetings, stakeholder meetings and final punch walks.

The Facilities Project Manager will support initiatives and focuses that ensure our schools are a safe and welcoming space for children to grow and learn.

This position can be located in Raleigh, North Carolina or Georiga.

Responsibilities

  • Management of major Capex projects across multiple trades including roofing, paving, mechanical, building envelope, playgrounds and building interior assets
  • Support the vendor selection and negotiation process; qualifications, certifications, writing scopes of work, bid review and comparison and overseeing project schedules and progress from start to finish
  • Analyze data from accounting and internal work order system to assist with planning and management of initiatives, including project roll-outs
  • Oversee total project costs to ensure proper approvals and financial accountability
  • Provide data and cost analysis to support budget development and monthly P&L variance explanations
  • Develop and maintain process best practices and compliance of work order authorization, RFP approval and payment to ensure invoices are properly reviewed and processed
  • Manage general administrative duties to support productivity and progress updates and make ongoing recommendations for process improvement
  • Assist with state licensing projects
  • Assist with in-state inpsections
  • Travel between 35% - 50%


Our Benefits Provide:
  • Discounts up to 50% off childcare tuition
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave
  • Free access to online training
  • Education assistance to pursue your degree
  • 401K plan savings and investment plan with employer contribution


Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field or comprable work experience
  • At least three years of on-the-job experience in multi-unit Project Management
  • Familiarity with building codes and regulations, jurisdictional approval processes, construction means and methods and contract implementation
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as team skills to ensure appropriate communication and coordination across multiple key departmental stakeholders
  • Ability to assess typical risks to scope budget
  • Competence in project management techniques and software, strong familiarity with the Service Channel work order platform
  • Ability to demonstrate strong client relationship management skills to maintain relationships with local operational leadership
  • Self- motivated and able to work alone with minimal supervision


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